The National Ag Day Press Club event moderated by AAEA Ethics chair, Greg Horstmeier, is now on our website! Watch as Ray Starling, special assistant to the president for agriculture, and other notable names in agriculture make remarks regarding the industry.
Month: June 2017
Bulletin Board Advice
By Barb Baylor Anderson, Anderson & Associates Where do you start with offering freelance advice, and how do you condense it into 300 words? Good questions. I certainly don’t have all the answers, but I will share my two cents. First, I would not have wanted to spend the bulk of my ag communications … Read More
Should an Affiliate Lead AAEA?
By Mike Wilson, AAEA President If you read the Byline story about our April board meeting, you know AAEA is moving ahead with some exciting changes. One change we’re considering is in the constitution, so it will be up for a vote by the membership at our July meeting. I wanted to let you … Read More
IFAJ Insights: Kurt Lawton
IFAJ Africa Forum Journalists, farmer group and public/private industry in Africa examined challenges and opportunities to improve agriculture and journalists’ roles. By Kurt Lawton, AAEA International Committee Chair and Content Director of Corn+Soybean Digest. (Photos by Kurt Lawton) A journey into the challenges facing African agriculture and how agricultural journalists can help farmers succeed was … Read More
AMS First-Time Attendee Stipend Winners
Congratulations to the AMS First-Time Attendee stipend winners! Winners were awarded $500 each to help offset registration costs to attend the 2017 Agricultural Media Summit. These awards are made possible by the AAEA Professional Improvement Foundation. Annually, PIF gives more than $50,000 to AAEA members to support professional development through workshops, IFAJ participation, emerging professionals … Read More
Invitation to Attend Canadian Farm Writers National Conference in Quebec
Agriculture writers and communicators from across Canada and around the world are invited to Quebec City on September 28-30 to experience Quebec – land of culture and agriculture. The Canadian Farm Writers Federation (CFWF) and Association des communicateurs et rédacteurs de l’agroalimentaire (ACRA) are holding a special joint annual conference. This is only the second … Read More